My Influencers

I love reading!

Currently reading:

(or rather trying to read)

On Rounds: 1000 Internal Medicine Pearls
Case Studies in Immunology
Cancer Biology - Rob Weinberg
Pocket Medicine - Marc Sabatine
Frameworks for Internal Medicine
Immunobiology - Janeway
Complete Photography - National Geographic
Organic Chemistry made ridiculously simple - Gene Davis


Pharmagellan Guide to Biotech Valuation - Frank David
Pharma and Profits - John LaMattina
Genentech: The Beginnings of Biotech - Sally Hughes
Science Lessons - Gordon Binder
Playing Doctor - John Lawrence
How to avoid a climate disaster - Bill Gates
When Blood Breaks Down - Mikkael Sekeres
Projections - Karl Deisseroth
America’s Bitter Pill - Steven Brill
Admissions - Henry Marsh
Lifespan - David Sinclair
Hood: Trailblazer of the Genomics Age - Luke Timmerman
Her-2: The Making of Herceptin - Robert Bazell
Bottle of Lies - Katherine Egan
Atomic Habits - James Clear
Shoe Dog - Phil Knight
Antidote - Barry Werth
The Great American Drug Deal - Peter Kolchinsky
The Billion Dollar Molecule - Barry Werth
The First Cell - Azra Raza
Better - Atul Gawande
When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi
Malignant - Vinay Prasad
Zero to One - Peter Thiel
Fooled By Randomness - Nassim Taleb
High Output Management - Andy Grove
The Hard Thing About Hard Things - Ben Horowitz
What You Do is Who You Are - Ben Horowitz
Tools of Titans - Tim Ferriss
Tribe of Mentors - Tim Ferriss
Einstein - Walter Isaacson
Benjamin Franklin - Walter Isaacson
Steve Jobs - Walter Isaacson
Venture Deals - Brad Feld & Jason Mendelson
LPTHW - Zed Shaw
Valuation - Tim Koller

Grade School

Irrationally Yours - Dan Ariely
Influence - Robert Cialdini
Start with Why - Simon Sinek
The First 20 Hours - Robert Kauffman
Thinking Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman
Biography of Elon Musk - Ashlee Vance
If I understood you, why do I have this look on my face? - Alan Alda
Grit - Angela Duckworth
Quiet - Susan Cain
Super Better - Jane McGonigal
Emperor of all Maladies - Siddhartha Mukherjee
How to Become a Straight A Student - Cal Newport
So Good They Can’t Ignore You - Cal Newport
Wired to Create - Scott Barry
The Upside of Stress - Kelly McGonigal
1984 - George Orwell
The Outsiders - S.E. Hinton
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind - William Kamkwamba
The Thing Around Your Neck
The Awakening - Kate Chopin
Collected Essays - James Baldwin
Song of Solomon - Toni Morrison
Wild Swans - Jung Chang
White Tiger - Aravind Adiga
Zeitoun - Dave Eggers
Things Fall Apart - Chinua Achebe
Outliers - Malcolm Gladwell
The Scarlett Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Importance of Being Earnest - Oscar Wilde
The Things They Carried - Tim O’Brien
Unaccustomed Earth -Jhumpa Lahiri
Wide Sargasso Sea - Jean Rhys
Fences - August Wilson
Freakonomics - Stephen Dubner & Steven Levitt
The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
A Streetcar Named Desire - Tennessee Williams
Hamlet - William Shakespeare
Romeo & Juliet - William Shakespeare
Their Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Neale Hurston
Night - Elie Wiesel
Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain
The Giver - Lois Lowry
The Phantom Tollbooth - Norton Juster
Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
A MidSummer Night’s Dream - William Shakespeare
Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry - Mildred Taylor
Number the Stars - Lois Lowry
Bud, Not Buddy - Christopher Curtis
Think Big - Ben Carson
The Dangerous Book for Boys - Hal Iggulden
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
The Odyssey - Homer
Roald Dahl

Movies and TV

Squid Game
Avatar The Last Airbender
Umbrella Academy
The League
The Last Dance
Chef’s Table
The Queen’s Gambit
The Social Dilemma
Marvel Movies
Kim’s Convenience
Bojack Horseman
Ugly Delicious
Master of None
The Half of It
The Founder
Trigger Warning w/ Killer Mike




Kyla Scanlon
Martin Shkreli (my toxic trait)
Danny Duncan
Xiaoying Cuisine
Strictly Dumpling
Wong Fu
Dave Lee
Michael Reeves



Freakonomics Radio
Planet Money
First Rounders - Nature Biotech
The Long Run - Luke Timmerman
The Readout Loud - STAT
Bio Eats World - a16z Bio
The Tim Ferriss Show
Plenary Session - Vinay Prasad


a16z Podcast
16 Minutes - a16z
Equity - TechCrunch
Exponent - Ben Thompson
Revisionist History - Malcolm Gladwell
The Pitch
How I Built This - Guy Raz
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